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as an astronaut, i used to get a lot of questions about why are we going back to the moon on the mars? my answer was, this is what i used to say to that. when you look at polling data, where our space program stands in people's issues, it is often in people's top 10 things they are behind and concerned about. it's never in anybody's top three and that's why it doesn't get a lot of attention. you are right. it does not tend to be a subject that is on the forefront of the issues they are concerned with. it isn't. but newtown lifted up on the list a lot. it really did. did it for me personally, for my wife spent to much higher on the list. obviously for a come and this is our top priority. i understand it is not everybody's cup priority. >> tom. i [inaudible] [inaudible] -- you try to convince them that, you know, the people they are hearing from are a very vocal minority and most of their constituents are actually okay with some reasonable legislation to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the dangerous mentally ill. but it is concerning because i've sat in member's office says who have sa
. their dedication and perfection was marred the foundation of our military strength. as we discussed numbers, budgets and strategic priorities this morning we will not lose sight of those men and women serving across the globe. as you all know there will being depends on the decisions we make in washington. today the department of defense faces a significant challenge of conducting long-term challenge budgeting at a time up in security in terms of the security challenges we face around the globe in the levels of defense spending at home. even as the military emerges and recovers from more than a decade of sustained conflict in iraq and afghanistan, we confront an array of complex threats with varying degree to include the persistence of violent extremism throughout weak states and ungoverned states in the middle east and north africa. the proliferation of dangerous weapons and materials, the rise of new powers, the risk of regional conflicts in the united states faceless nameless silent and distracted cyberattacks, debilitating dangerous curse of human despair and poverty as well as the unce
of that? what is beautiful about that? i conclude a mars cyst because the state will take care of my neighbor. cohad a huge demonstration on behalf of legal marijuana. wow. if my child had gone to a, let's celebrate legalized marijuana i would have believed i failed as a parent utterly. the mass simple involved here, that is what preoccupies you. you're now a free to get high on marijuana. just think about what animates a lot of people? it's just painful, frankly. so, this -- and social darwinism? is this what the left uses to attack the belief -- i don't even know what belief they're attacking. what about social darwinism? that the talented and the harder working get ahead? why is that darwinism? why didn't that merit? i have in there from -- i believe it's a harvard economist, a princeton economist actually. man won a nobel peace nobel pri. and he shows how much more television poorer people watch than richer people, because richer people don't have the time to watch tv. they work so hard to get ahead. this doesn't mean that poor people don't work hard but on average, in america, b
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